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be very interesting. still ahead, a critical decision loom for the prop 8 in california. we'll have reaction from both sides and how fran is preparing for tomorrow's ruling. >>> also, lotto fans rejoice. the new option coming to california and what it could mean for the state budget. plus -- >> reporter: and speaking of that state budget, in tonight's reality check, we look at redevelopments and whether or not claims are true that city governments could be bilked by the state out of their own land. >>> good evening. i'm jeff ranieri in the weather center. we're tracking the storm as rain moves in across the bay. >>> for decades, redevelop many served as a tool for cities until the great recession hit and california's governor dissolved them to save money. some local governments say they're losing more than they ever bargained for. in only the's reality check, sam brock examines one city's claim that the state of california might rob its taxpayers of hundreds of millions in assets. >> good evening. this subject matter is all on display in a letter sent to santa clara taxpayers in whi
of this never ending conflict. the truth is that the california nurse's association is trying to protect the richest contract in its union and the richest contract, for that matter in the entire country. both sides acknowledge that, but the truth is also that hundreds of part-time nurses could end up with no health care at all if the proposal is pushed through. power, it's a relative term for the california nurses association. a total of seven strikes in just over a year has netted little progress and no deal on a union contract that expired in the middle of 2011. >> what we're asking for is nothing more than what we have. we're not asking for anything more than the contract that we have. >> but the contract the nurses have, which includes three hospitals in the east bay, is the richest in the country. by both sides' admission. >> they're very, very well compensated, and they should be. the bay area is expensive. they're the top of the heap. >> just how high up on that heap is up for debate. using the same w-2 forms, health officials say the average nurse pulls in $136,000 for a full-tim
, wind and rain. the national weather service issued a number of severe warnings. get this. california's mt. shasta could see an incredible 18 feet of snow over the next several days. nbc's meteorologist bill karins has details for us. bill, what can you tell us? >> as far as the snow goes, that's at the highest of elevations where no one lives. the only areas that will get the snow is possibly to the south in the central cascades. it's really the rainfall that's the big concern, the amount that's going to go into these rivers basins. as they accumulate and it continues to rain over the weekend, we're going to have flooding concerns. this morning we're soaked right now. the heaviest rains have shifted into the mountains. it's still raining pretty good. san francisco to san jose, a continuous steady rain out there. the real downpours have moved towards yuba city. this storm system is one piece of it. you can see the plume coming into california. there's another piece behind that has to kick through on saturday. it doesn't look like until monday, lynn, this area will have a dry day. majo
to california's victim compensation program. >> it's when children and youth access treatment services and supportive services they get better. and the earlier that we reach these children, the better it is. >> all services are free and confidential and they are available in several languages. >>> a house cleaner is accused of stealing from bay area homeowners who hired her. palo alto police say martha quintero ramirez stole things including a wedding ring, cash and prescription drugs from at least two homes that she cleans. police say that anyone who hired the suspect should check to see if they are missing anything. >>> from jaywalking to drinking in public, a city in the north bay is cracking down on minor crime. police there made dozens of misdemeanor arrests in the past month alone. cbs 5 reporter don ford on the real reason behind the quality of life initiative. >> reporter: san rafael's small town atmosphere is looking like big city streets these days. >> marin is a good place to be homeless. they take care of you. we eat here. we sit at the church. >> reporter: and residents li
at satellite and radar the wet weather approaching the bay area and parts of northern california. we have not seen sprinkles just yet. we have cloud cover associated with the system and the wins will pick up. your temperature is 58 in richmond. 60 in oakland. . we will see a mix of clouds, rain, wins as well. 64 in sunnyvale. fairfield at 65. six and san leandro. a cooler day for downtown san francisco 64 degrees. low 60s cloudy conditions wet weather for petaluma and the bottle. daly city at 62 degrees. your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows drier weather as we pushed in closer to thanksgiving. that will be a sunny one. temperatures in the mid to upper 60s. it will continue with warmer weather mild weather for this time of year as we transition into the weekend. i will have more on your forecast coming up in a bit. >> as we take it to the traffic center we have a new accident with injuries north bound 880 at marina boulevard. expect delays other than that traffic is quiet. the bay bridge toll plaza nice and easy conditions. the metering lights are not active we are seeing top sp
. >> and california oil refineries take the heat, with new research suggesting companies mission led the public about refinery shut-downs. we'll tell you about a hearing happening later. mornings on 2 starts right now. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> good morning, welcome. it is thursday, november 15th. were gas prices art fistly inflicted? a hearing could race -- were artificially inflated? >> a hearing is taking place. a stunning new report will be presented at the hearing. good morning, alex. >> reporter: that suggestingings that refineries produced gas lynn it's a team that the public was -- at a time that the public was told the contrary. and that was responsibility for the gas spikes earlier. now a state senate hearing will be looking into whether drivers were paying more for gas than they should have been. lawmakers will be presented with a new report that was prepared by oregon based mccullough research. it combed through environmental documents and found california refineries were operating during supposed outages and maintenance shut downs
. >>> four men are under arrest in an alleged terror plot busted in southern california. the fbi says the men conspired to kill americans overseas and in the u.s. and planned to join al qaeda and the taliban. one suspect is a 34-year-old man who served in the us air force in 2000 and 2001. authorities say he tried to arrange for two california men to meet his contacts with terror organizations. >>> hewlett-packard's 4th quarter losses are in the billions today. the palo alto-based company purchased british software maker autonomy for $11 billion last year but says the company had misrepresented its finances and is valued now at $8.8 billion. this is the second consecutive quarter of losses for the tech giant. friday, their stock hit an all- time low since 2002. >>> today pg&e posted a reward of $10,000 related to a kidnapping. one of the alleged abductors is seen here trying to withdraw money from the victim's atm account. the contract employee for pg&e was abducted in a parking lot in walnut creek earlier this month. she was released that same night in the oakland hills. anyone with informat
for the most expensive project in california history. the new bay bridge now hanging out all on its own. just a bad employee... but'e talking about a bay area lawmaker - spending your mo. cbs 5 reporter len ramirez n the bills, the investigation >>> lavish meals and luxury travel and a lot of lost receipts. we're talking about a law maker spending your money. on the bills, the investigation and the man who doesn't really feel like talking about it. >> first of all, much has been written about in the past about my personal office's usage,. >> reporter: he spoke for the first time about wasting tax dollars on booze and upgrades for himself and his staff. he didn't deny it and wasn't apologetic. instead he went after the news media. >> i don't want you to be distracted by the political lynching that you read today and continue to read about in the print media. i want you to understand that for 50 years i've been nurtured and raised and lived in peace in this community. >> reporter: haze callings on the -- his callings on the board that are now being more scrutinized and tightly controlled called
california men are behind bars accused of plotting to join al qaeda and kill americans. suspects range in age from 21 to 34, all arrested in l.a. they each will face 15 years in prison. >> it's 6:08. let's check weather. >> the rain is coming. >> we have the holidays around the corner now. we want to clear things out. i think we'll do that. but right now we are seeing showers outside. hi-def doppler showing most of that moisture located in the north bay. we have had about a third of an inch in the santa rosa area already more than that over some of the mountaintops. but some of it spreading south a couple of sprinkles along the peninsula so watch out for that. most of the activity so far located to the north and most of it just some warm frontal moisture. the cold front still hung up to the north has a ways to go before it gets here bringing more substantial rainfall. you can see though the cold front located here in northern california will drop into the bay area but keep that umbrella handy today. you may need it and probably by the afternoon more so especially in the north bay. outside tho
california. the fbi says they conspired to kill americans overseas and in the u.s. and plan to join al qaeda and the taliban. one suspect is a 34-year-old man who served in the us air force in 2000 and 2001. authorities say he tried to arrange for two california men to meet his contacts with terror organizations. >> a man whose watch set off a bomb scare at the oakland airport won't face charges. the toggle switch, fuses and wires apparently raised some alarms. deputies arrested this man, 49- year-old jeffrey mcgann, and then evacuated the terminal. >> i'm an artist. it's an art project. i travel with numbers of them to give to friends, family, corporations, et cetera. >> the alameda county district attorney's office did not comment on why they dropped the charges. mcgann tells us this is the first time he has run into any trouble for wearing his art in an airport. >> you have to think that's going to raise eyebrows. >>> there's a water break. we launched chopper 5. various lanes blocked are blocked. it's a huge sinkhole in the ground at west 10th and cutter. this is a residential area so cr
about completing the requirements. >>> time is 7:11. terrorists in california, what four men who are allegedly connected to al qaeda were accused of planning. >>> also, a landmark auction. how things went during california's first sale of pollution permits as part of the fight against greenhouse gases. >>> cloudy skies, rain, wind, light. the front will be here by this evening department will an gray, windy day with rain developing. some of that will be heavy by tonight. >>> four southern california men have been charged with plotting to kill americans and destroy u.s. targets overseas. the fbi says the men planned on carrying out their attacks by joining al qaeda and the taliban. one of the men served in the u.s. air force. they were arrested for plotting to bomb u.s. military bases and government facilities. the fbi says the men had planned to depart this month to carry out plots in afghanistan. >>> 7:14. the united states now expanding its involvement in the middle east crisis. as ktvu's alison burns reports from our washington, d.c. newsroom, secretary of state, hillary clint
are moving to california. i cannot wait to start. he has been very successful. what he said to me after that almost brought me to tears. he said -- this is probably the worst thing that has ever happened to me, but it may be the best thing that has ever happened to me -- that spirit and willingness to look ahead. this is the situation i am in. i will not let it get me down. give me my pathetic limbs and arm. turn me loose. i will show you what i can do. these kids not only have technical skills, they have been trained to say -- yes, sir. they show up on time. they are disciplined. they have trained to get the job done. it starts in the beginning. we teach them right face and left face. if guy goes right, and he was supposed to go left, everybody suffers. you learn the importance of teamwork. [laughter] it is also an efficient way to move a group of human beings around by marching them. they are introduced to a drill sergeant. the drill sergeant is the worst thing they could have ever imagined. he said -- i am now your mother and your daddy. forget all of the things you learned from home
is that it set the republican party up to go the way the republican party of california which is the party of nothing, the party of nowhere the party of nada. this is one of those issues that they have an inherit problem. how do they deal with that as a party given that the religious conservatives have a view on this. even rudy jewel giuliani, who was on television last night. paraphrasing, i don't get the republicans. we don't want the state to decide except when it comes to gay marriage then the state shouldn't decide. we don't want people in our bedroom until this. >> gavin: rudy giuliani with a sanctuary status on documented immigrants. we'll look at what a second term of obama looks like. here in our own country. >> it's an issue that ultimately effects each and every one of us. >> thats why current is stepping up. >> ... by feeding the needy. >>... feeding the needy. >>... feeding the needy. >>... feeding the needy. >>... feeding the needy. >> for an entire week we'll explore hunger, malnutrition even obesity. >> ... and offer solutions. >> so join us here at current tv where togethe
breaking news overnight from california. four men are in custody charged with planning to kill americans. the fbi says, the plot's ringleader was a follower of al awlaki. the terror leader who died in a drone attack last year. two of the men arrested told an fbi source they were planning violent jihad. >>> another major story on this busy travel day, a deadly storm is creating a soggy mess in the pacific northwest as well as in northern california. >> now, even by seattle standards, a lot of rain is coming down. that says a lot. already, more than even inches in coastal washington and oregon and still counting. and parts of the cascades and olympic mountains will be buried under 30 inches of snow. >> flooded roads, stranded drivers and also triggered a few mudslides, as well. on top of that, hurricane-force winds swept in, gusting as high as 114 miles per hour. some rough going out there. and the powerful winds were especially damaging along the oregon coast, where they toppled trees and knocked out power to thousands. one of those trees fell on a hunter's tent, killing him instantly. ot
. the four from southern california were planning to board a plane to afghanistan on sunday. the fbi raided their homes two days before the flight. neighbors watched the takedown as it happened. >> two to four fbis i'm freaking out and they have a sledgehammer a pry bar i'm like they have armor on. >> a preliminary hearing has been set for some of the suspects in two weeks. >>> should you have the right to bare all? the new rules on whether you can walk around naked in public. >> new meaning to sound sleep. how listening to certain tones may be the answer to sleepless nights. >> then engineering feat. the bay bridge's major milestone. what in bridge can do that no other can. ,, ,,,, successfully transfe n bridge deck to >>> the new eastern span of the bay bridge just reached a major milestone. workers successfully transferred the 35,000 tonbridge deck to the new suspension cable system. it took three months but the weight of the bridge is now supported by a single one-mile- long cable. the $6.3 billion span is on track to open labor day next year. >>> to bare or not to bare? that was the qu
fatalities on california roads between wednesday and sunday. that is up from 3 to deaths in 2011. chp says theerly half of the people killed in accidents were not wearing seat belts. this morning a thick blanket of smog. you can see drivers have limited visibility. it's slow traffic and delayed flights at sfo. now, what is in store for tomorrow. >> we'll look at areas of dense fog, again. that scene could get repeated again. we have fog around the coastline now. we have fog forming in novato. summer time fog coming in from the coast. valley fog dropped visibilities this morning. sfo down to 116th of a mile. this dense fog could be limited again. six in concord, seven in napa. we have several storms there is one, two and there is a third one that is down to this south that all three of the storms are due in later on this week. i'll have a look at rainfall coming up. >> thank you. an extended family in san francisco is back home tonight after being sent to the hospital for carbon monoxide poisoning. turns out what caused them to fall ill wasn't what the family and first responders initially
, illinois, california, and new york, the democrats are going to pick up 104 electoral college there and they did nothing there except go there for fund-raisers. that just shows you how sure we have of these states that are so blue and so red. but it's those nine states that we're talking about. that's what it's going to come down to, those nine battleground states and they are all-- with the possible exception of ohio-- all within the margin of error right now. >> pelley: norah, what do you see going into election tonight? >> one of the things i think is interesting is how much of the country has voted today before election day, the so-called early vote. it's been growing over the years. today we've seen more than 30 million people have turned out at the polls. interestingly enough, scott, the battleground state where this early vote has turned out. look at this. colorado, 77% has already voted. nevada. 72%. north carolina, 63% has already voted. in florida 53%. iowa 44%. and ohio 31%. john dickerson and i were talking about this earlier today. we could have most of the result
with. the presiding officer: without objection. the senator from california. mrs. boxer: mr. president, i have listened to the senator from ohio, and i really want to be heard because he's talking about the fiscal cliff and how upset he is at the thought that the wealthiest people in america might go back to the tack rates we had under bill clinton when we had the greatest prosperity, we had 23 million new jobs, and we balanced the budget to the point where we even had a surplus. and my friend comes down here and he's complaining that the proposal on the table would give 98% of the people a tax cut, and he's upset that 2% of the people might have to go back to the rates under bill clinton. well, i just want to say something. we just had an election. we had a big election. we had a tough election. we had an expensive election. and one of the major parts of that election revolved around what do we do about the deficits, what do we do about economic growth, what do we do about spending, and we discussed it in the senate races, we discussed it in the house races, and of course president ob
are offering a $15,000 reward for informations leading to an arrest. >> the california highway patrol has a new assignment help control the streets of oakland at the crime continue to grow. last night about a dozen chp officers reported to the oakland police substation. their assistance is needed. the oakland police department is understaffed. the chp will work out of their own cars in designated areas throughout the city. >> keep in mind these areas are designated by the command staff of the oakland police department personnel as they evaluate crime statistics within the city of oakland. >> the chp officers will be responding to a variety of calls from burglary, domestic battery. a timetable has not been set for how long this collaboration will last. >> we have new details on how much of the giant celebration parade cost the taxpayers and the giants. the city spent about $100,000 so far. that is for public safety and clean up costs. the final bill could be slightly higher because they have other cost like overtime cost for paramedics. they say they have room in the budget for special events fo
-- >> in 2010, there was not a single elected official of the california who came out in favor. >> leveraging technology in cording efforts. to the extent this is an issue that is galvanizing young people at gw, chess is there are an ability -- chances there are ability to connect with students at other universities. you never know. the ability to leverage technology to form a movement is something young people have invented with these days. >> i have a questing going back to the drinking and driving. when you're pulled over, they have a breathalyzer that can tell how much alcohol as in assistant. if someone were to be pulled over and maybe they smoked marijuana at the past hour, that thc would still be in their bloodstream it is smoked marijuana a week ago. it the are pulled over and the test says you have thc in your bloodstream and you are driving completely not under the influence, what kind of device could be made to make that a fair argument? >> it would be much larger constituency about creating that device. >> beyond that, law enforcement has other techniques. they do not need a speci
to produce the number of inmates in california jails shocking details on the ktvu special report this may effect your families safety. >>> plus the 2013 class of road scholars has been announced. many winners has ties to the bay area. just $16.99. sizzler. both: we're the fruit guys! back in 1998, we had this idea to deliver fresh fruit to offices in downtown san francisco. we built these wooden crates, filled these with fruit in my one-bedroom apartment. the fruit guys has been with bank of america since they first started. we work with them to help them grow and succeed. we're coming up on 50 employees and delivering to thousands of companies every week. i would definitely say this is a fruitful business. >>> welcome back. time now 6:24. in a ktvu special report thousands of bay area parolees may soon get a free pass from behind bars. the state wants to discharge 10,000 parolees at large from state parole supervision. the plan will only release low level offenders. however according to an internal department of corrections memo obtained by ktvu in the second and third phases, serious an
. the state of california goes to the democrat, not surprisingly, obama as -- the polls have just closes in california. nothing reporting yet but we are 100% sure california goes to obama. the state of washington not surprisingly to the democrat obama. the state of idaho, goes to romney. 91 votes to 52 votes, we are sure of ourselves around here and then the state of hawaii, good evening to you and you have elected -- you have given your votes to obama. now to the important states which are still undecide. that will begin with the state of virginia. a state that we have been watching all night long. now three fourths of all precincts reporting. romney with a slight lead but still to close to call according to the decision team. the state of ohio which we thought would be the big teller of the night, obama at the moment at least has opened up a lead but only two thirds of all precincts reporting and ohio is still to close to call as is iowa, six votes up for grabs, important state in this election. obama with what looks like it's a lead but because of the precincts still out it's to close
in a california park. [ female announcer ] martinelli's gold medal sparkling cider is the perfect choice for holiday gatherings. martinelli's is non-alcoholic, festive like champagne, and tastes great! martinelli's: since 1868. >>> welcome back. live doppler you can see heavy drizzle showing up on live doppler 7 hd the reason why we have two hour and 43 minute flight arrival delays into sfo that extends into bay bridge, treasure island, yerba buena island into marin county. this is going to be the case today with moist southerly want we could have drizzle any time during the morning to light rain in the north bay. i still think our best chance of steadier rain will be in the north bay the west of -- the rest of us could have sprinkles to scattered light rain during the afternoon our steadier rain starting during the evening and overnight today in the 60s. >>> bay bridge toll, metering lights just turned on, wind advisory for the cantilever section westbound you can see delays past the first overcrossing towards san francisco. westbound highway 4 port chicago slow traffic accident blockin
monica, california, erected scenes depicting the birth of jesus in palibeseides park. that 58-year tradition ends this year because of the freedom from religion atheist group and silly lawyers. 58 years they have done this tradition. this year, judge upheld ruling and not allowing a naytivety scene in santa monica. >> andrea: the way they did it last year was had an auction but the atheists bullied the other religion, took over the auction and took portion of the shares so the nativity scene only had two little slots. now the judge says they can't have any. so this is the thing about atheists. they bully the other religions and they are just vehemently intolerant. this is the issue. they expect everyone else to be tolerant of them but they're not tolerant of anyone else. the worst kind of intolerance, because it's people's religion. >> bob: you said other religions. the assumption the atheists are religious? >> andrea: they think they are. they believe in nothing. >> bob: i think it's ridiculous and they ought to put the nativity scene up wherever they want in public places. people
visibility at o'hare airport. southern california lot, looks a dry day in most areas of the northwest for your thanksgiving. >>> complete thanksgiving day forecast coming up. >> bill, thanks so much. >>> legal or illegal? san francisco supervisors may face public nudity issues head on. plus walmart stores are bracing for much more than the usual onslaught of black friday shoppers. details are next. you're watching early today. >>> a texas woman was convicted of murder after a fire broke out in her home day care in 2011. four of the seven children left in her care died when she left the kids alone to go shopping. >>> next to washington, d.c. and the sister of petraeus whistle-blower jill kelley went public with attorney gloria allred by her side. she stood by as allred red various statements. >>> by a vote of 6-5, stran supervisors voted to ban public nudity in the city's castro district. violators face a $100 fine. people can still be naked on special event days like gay pride or the street fair. >>> well, bad news from hewlett-packard took wall street by surprise. hp plunged 12% afte
. >> it is in 17 years as a california jury acquitted o.j. simpson and the stabbing death of his wife and friends. a new documentary climb to the jury was right to do so because simpson may not have done it. the movie which debuts of investigation discovery channel today claims that a death row inmate has confessed to the killings. the film titled my brother is the serial killer takes a look at glenn rogers, was convicted of killing women in florida and california and is a homicide suspect in several other states. a criminal profile in the film says he received paintings by roger atwood cools possibly linking him to the murders of simpson and her friend ronald goldman. >> the effort to keep twinkies alive have fallen short. hostess' sells it failed to reach a deal with the second biggest union. an attempt to mediate fell apart. any problem in tulsa will liquidate and sell all of its assets. hostas are positives will be in bankruptcy court tomorrow. and the judge will decide if it will allow to shut down. police in colorado's a 12 year-old girl grasp a pickup truck her father has been arrested for
. well our system finally got here. it lost a little bit of punch as it came from northern california by that i mean eureka and crescent city. still gusts of 40 miles an hour. it's sliding by now. but there is definitely breaks to the north. the front is sliding by now. very slowly i might add. it's not moving very quick. there has been pretty good totals. there is breaks in the north bay. peninsula over to the east bay. there have been bursts of moderate rain. some areas is like a drizzle. keep that in mind. also toward the south bay and the peninsula you can see there is a little bit of a back edge here but still for another couple hours we dealing with this system. it's not moving very quick. 60-degrees in oakland. 60 san jose. it's mild. this is not a cold system by any stretch of the imagination. when things clear out of here which will be later today and tonight there will be big-time valley fog. today we'll have to deal with the morning rain and clouds. windy up in the hills. very mild. the rain will taper off own very little clearing. am rain clouds and sun. 60s on the temps.
% of berkeley high school juniors in the california healthy kids survey reported bringing a weapon to school this year. that is actually down from 15% who said the same in 2010. now the number of 11th graders who came to school under the influence of alcohol or marijuana that number also fell to 35%. that is down from 55% in 2008. >>> law enforcement agencies are urging drivers to obey the laws of the road. nearly 40% of all fatal collisions involve an impaired driver. the chp will be under maximum enforcement. >>> time now 5:08. sal, it was still raining hard when we came in so we know what the road conditions are. it's slippery and it's not good. >> it's not good dave and claudine. as a matter of fact, we've had a lot of spinouts. we've had a big rig that spun out. still there in the lanes. the traffic is not really busy because that is the noncommute direction. but it will be there for a bit according to chp. let's go to the bay bridge toll plaza it is light coming into san francisco but you can see it's wet there. it could be raining there now. it's not i can't really tell from this pict
of privacy and that retailers are gaming the system. california civil code currently allows retailers to swipe your id when investigating fraud, abuse or misrepresentation. but speier believes a legitimate return does not fall into those categories. >> i will never let someone scan my driver's license. >> reporter: now, that's not always an option. if the store prominently posts the id requirement in its return policy, then it's warned you before perform abiding by state law and you will likely have to hand over your id or skip the return. and if you are ever told you're not allowed to make a returnings you have likely been flagged as a serial returner. go to cbssf.com/consumerwatch for a link to your return activity report and the retail exchange. just to clarify, many stores including the children's place only require an id without a receipt. if you have the receipt, they won't scan you. >> you can actually get a return activity report if you are a serial returner? >> reporter: it's primarily for folks who have been denied. so if you haven't been denied, you can try. but they may no
in california. this all-electric toyota rav4 has a tesla drive. for a buck you can go 19 miles. gasoline equivalent? 76 miles per gallon. many other electrics are here. including this, the coda, this year, hands-on driving as never before. and you will get in the vehicle with a product specialist and you'll be able to drive around the believe and get a feel for the car. forty-two vehicles that people are able to get in, and this is the first time we'd done it although this level. >> reporter: is volvo also offerings an option that senses and brakes for pedestrians -- who want to make something different. at nine bucks per an adult. children 12 and younger free, it's inexpensive family entertainment. i'm consumer editor tom vakar, ktvu, channel two news. >> a 2-fer to today, where president obama -- not one but two turkeys this thanksgiving eve. covler is now the newly -- gobbler is now the national turkey. the president urged all americans to reach out to those in need this thanksgiving holiday. and a reminder, ktvu's annual one warm coat drive begins trito collect winter coats for peopl
in that libyan attack has been laid to rest in northern california. a wreath of roses and an american flag are some of the items on chris steven' grave. according to the paper stevens was buried there on friday. he was 52 years old and grew up in piedmont. >>> there is a new study on breast cancer that finds parts of the bay area have much higher rates of invasive breast cancer compared to the rest of california. those areas include the western half of contra costa county. the northern most part of alameda county, an area that runs through alameda, santa clara and san mateo reports. san mateo news reports breast cancer rates in those areas were 10% to 20% higher than the state average from the years 2000 and 2008. breast cancer rates have been a major concern in marin county. >>> well, an iraq war veteran who said he was beaten by police during an occupy protest and needed surgery for a lacerated spleen is suing the alameda county sheriff's office. he claims the alameda county sheriff's office made his injuries worse by denying him medical care after he was arrested and jailed last novembe
. >> yeah, this is the season where you start to get the storms into northern california and the west. this one is a stackup here. look at this 3-d view. look at the ripples in the clouds. this is the first storm on the coastline. the rain in california today. to the west, that's the second storm. over here, on the curve of the earth, that's the third storm. all three carry heavy amounts of rain. 110-mile-per-hour wind gusts on the mountain tops. 70 to 80-mile-per-hour gusts on the shoreline. locally, nine inches of rain. north of san francisco, your rerks ureka, redding, six inches of rain. the gusty winds, each time one of those lows makes a punch on the coastline. again, the worst weather from medford to san francisco. airport delays starting today at san francisco all the way through to the weekend. we'll tell everybody what they get out of the storm in just a minute. >> thanks, sam. >>> first, the powerball fever. the $500 million jackpot is climbing before tonight's drawing. and steve osunsami is on the scene where it will happen in tallahassee, florida. good morning, steve. >>
with downpours in washington, oregon, northern california. heavy snow in the cascades and olympic mountains. blizzard warnings in the northern rockies. 20 degrees warmer than normal from denver to dallas and detroit. some showers in south florida. >> you are going to see 70s from dallas to miami. 50s in the northwest and midwest. 60s in the rockies. >>> and we should say off the bat we picked up the next story from a website called offbeatchina.com. you're quickly going to realize why. >> the website says it all. check out the hottest model in china. a very unlikely fashion icon to say the east. here the off beat part that actually a 72-year-old grandfather, his granddaughter is one of the owners of a hot line of fashion for teenage girls. >> no way. they say grandpa is everything they want in a model, particularly his svelte look and thin yet lovely legs. offbeatchina there. how this all came about. he was helping unpack inventory boxes trying to display the different ways you could mix and match the clothes. then they started taping, and voila. >> i imagine grandma may have questions. >>>
, and it is worth $10,000. "this is a bust." i hope not. a california plastic surgeon gave what name to a new type of silicone-based breast implant, because its contents maintain its shape when ruptured? >> all right. so something that keeps its shape when ruptured. [sighs] i'm looking at twix and gummy bear, 'cause i'm pretty sure i've seen twinkies messed up. [laughter] >> do you have an image of this breast in your head? >> [laughs] that's a loaded question. >> [laughs] >> i'll never be able to eat these again. but i'm gonna go "c," gummy bear, final answer. >> you'll be able to eat them again. it's gummy bear. [cheers and applause] it's gummy bear. [cheers and applause] sal. sal. >> all right. that's beautiful. >> that question was worth $10,000. $68,100, sal. [cheers and applause] you are now in round 2, okay? >> okay. >> how are you feelin'? >> feelin' good. >> feelin' good. you know your next question will be for $100,000. [scattered cheers] it's time to play classic millionaire. [dramatic music] ♪ [cheers and applause] sal. >> all right. >> all right. you are 4 questions away from $1 mil
a series of arrests last night in california. >>> indeed, breaking overnight, elizabeth. four men taken into custody and accused of plotting to kill americans and targets overseas. the suspects as elizabeth just mentioned, american citizens from california. abc's senior justice correspondent, pierre thomas, has the latest on this investigation. good morning, to you, pierre. >> reporter: good morning, josh. sources tell us this is the latest indication there's radicals among us. when you look at the government's charges released overnight, what's disturbing is that the alleged ring leader was a former member of the u.s. air force. the fbi was alerted to the case after an associate of the men turned them in. the fbi claims the alleged terror cell had conducted training, including going to shooting ranges and were planning to travel to afghanistan to bomb and kill u.s. soldiers. it appears to have been more than just talk. authorities claim the men had bought tickets to fly to mexico and then on to afghanistan. and there's more evidence of the power of the internet to create terrorism. the
-awlaki is recruiting terrorists. announcing charges against four california man, plotting to go to afghanistan to bomb and kill u.s. soldiers, disciples of al awlaki. >> there was extensive amount of admiration for him and idealizing anwar al awlaki. >> reporter: a former member of the u.s. air force. the fbi claims the alleged terror cell conducted training including going to shooting ranges and had even bought tickets to travel to afghanistan through mexico. >> this was a valid, violent extremist network. we took this very, very seriously. >> reporter: according to the fbi's charges, one of the alleg alleged terror cell members posted violent extremist media, including audio files of al awlaki. abc news discovered 30 cases brought against home grown radicals where al awlaki was inspiration. plots to detonate a car bomb at a chicago bar. all the cases came after al awlaki was dead. some officials fear we may see al awlaki's influence for years to come. he lives on online. pierre thomas, abc new, washington. >> influence from the grave. what's disturbing. the one man, kabeer, former member of the u.s.
in california a high end bulk wine business. you can buy wine from some of the best wine rice. and why guys sell wine depends. some sell because hey i got ek sees or a component that fit into this. i buy it. i bottle it and ship it. low overhead company. i can usually chop the price in half. >> you've been called the robin hood of wine. do you like that title? >> that suggests i'm stealing from the rich. that's not the way it really runs. guys love to sell wine to me. i provide a service and make the business more efficient. sure you can call me the robin hood of wine and we do give people fantastic value. so from that perspective -- >> you're okay with the purists or they are okay with you? >> yeah. absolutely. guys value what we do. like i said we add a service, and if you've got, you know, you've got a high end brand you're selling wine for $100 a bottle and you got excess wine and want to maintain your price point you can't shove 5,000 more cases of that into the market it doesn't work. what you do you'll declassify it and sell it off to a guy like me. >> i'm not sure t
day and california voters have major choices to make decisions that will affect the state for years to come. one of the biggest issues on that ballot is prop 30. he has been pushing this one hard. prop 30 would raise the sales tax, as well as income taxes for the highest earners. that money would then go towards prison realignment, health care and for education. and governor brown is expected to cast his vote on prop 30 any minute now and, of course, the long list of other things to select from and then it is a matter of time for just the watching and waiting. nbc bay area is your home for all election results and our live coverage starts at 4:00 this evening and local cut-ins throughout the night. updating you on all the local and state races. our newscast tonight at 11:00 p.m. will have the results of all your national, state and local races and, of course, tomorrow morning on "today in the bay." that is where you'll want to check in for all the election results that were released overnight. i believed i heard christina loren using the word perfection for today. >> hopefully we'll
, a little california adventure, to mar run county, california, after being in manhattan or brooklyn for 21, 22 years. >> host: why'd you move out there? >> guest: we wanted to try something different. our kids were at a nice age where they were out of diapers, but today didn't yet have girlfriends -- [laughter] and we have three boys. and we have this nice thing where we can kind of live anywhere because we have a lot of flexibility. i don't have to go into a office, my wife -- who used to work at mtv -- isn't working there now. and so -- >> host: may we ask who your wife is? >> guest: my wife is alexa robinson, she was a producer at mtv. she wasn't a vijay. >> host: okay. >> guest: and she -- and so we wanted to try and go on some kind of adventure with the kids to take advantage of the fact that we can live anywhere. and i've always loved northern california, and i have a lot of friends out there. because of all the technology projects that i've been involved with and things that i've written about, you know, it was helpful professionally to be out there for a while. so we've been off on
:00, the agreement averts possible with check-out clerks and other employees in northern california. the new agreement leaves the health plan unscathed. the agreement comes as employees with competitoríh raley's nob hill continue their strike. >>> expect traffic delays again this weekend around the new outlet mall in livermore. the stores drew huge crowds on opening day. take a look at traffic on 580 heading into the mall before 6:00. the mall predicts as many as 140,000 will come through the doors this weekend. >> if it was that bad last night, tonight being friday night people heading out of town on 580 going east, you have been warned. traffic and weather together are next. here's a live look at the about with toll -- at the bay bridge toll not raining there at moment. mike will have your full forecast. sue will talk about some of the ponding still out this and what the traffic looks like now. >>> secretary of state clinton comes face-to-face with the widow of the bay area native killed in libya. the new honor >>> welcome back of the. north of 237 in the south bay light shower moving thr
. >>> meanwhile, four men in california have been arrested in a terrorist plot. federal officials say the men arranged to join al qaeda and the taliban. they allegedly plans to kill americans at home and in afghanistan by bombing government buildings. if convicted, they could face up to 15 years in prison. >>> in washington, republicans are digging in their heels over the possible nomination of susan rice to be the next secretary of state. 97 house republicans signed a letter to president obama saying rice misled the nation about the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. rice has been criticized for saying shortly after attack that it did not appear to be an act of terrorism. >>> president obama wraps up his trip to southeast asia. his last stop was cambodia. he attended a summit of regional leaders and in a private meeting expressed his concern over human rights issues in cambodia. >>> wet weather is forecast to continue through the week in the pacific northwest. heavy rain and wind is causing extensive damage in washington and oregon. there is widespread flooding and wind damage.
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. in california facilitators must register with the state. avila and his advocate for orphans was registered but left in 2010. >> if someone zrnt registration, then that is an issue they may be operating illegally. >> the santa clara county district attorney tells us there have been no complaints filed. >> i would rather see something we'd have to investigate. we're fair to everyone. >> laurie and jason say they're spreading the word about their experience, hoping it's not repeated by other familis.. >> we brought these children here with hope. such a loss of hope. >> we spoke with a family features in in the story back in 2008 them say they're happy with the service s but admit lhaehavioral problems. jason and laurie visit sfeta in the institution. alec is in high school and they are worried about his future. >> coming up next, a new trend in urban living. >> san francisco gets a stamp of approval too very small apartments not much >> apartments in san francisco known for this very small sh but now, they can be getting smaller. >> abc 7 newsuqh explains a bill to allow so called micro apart
weather system will make for tough travel in the northwest and northern california. but any flight delays aren't likely to ripple across the country. >> if there were to be a storm in chicago or in the northeast, you could count on mass chaos. but that does not look like it's going to be the case at all. >> reporter: in los angeles, not weather but a major airport worker protest will delay travelers there. passengers at l.a.x. are advised to give themselves a three-hour cushion at the airport. and an extra 90 minutes to get there. >> this is part of the fun of it all. to go fight the fight. fight the crowds. >> reporter: some important tricks for fliers this year. some airlines will allow you to avoid the baggage counter by tagging and checking your own bags, giving you a chance to, well, lose your own luggage. additionally, the tsa has a new precheck program this year. sign up and you pass through a separate security line, with your laptop and your bag and your shoes right there on your feet. not everyone will be traveling by air. 39 million people are expected to drive to their thanksgi
southern israel. >>> federal officials say they've broken up a terror plot in southern california where four men were planning to join al qaeda. the suspects are accused of plotting to bomb targets overseas and here at home. one man traveled to afghanistan to establish contacts with terrorists. if convicted, the defendants will face up to 50 years in prison. >>> to the ongoing probe of attacks on u.s. embassy in benghazi. top officials tell nbc news they knew from the beginning that terrorism was involved but the white house is denying claims there was an attempt to hide the information to help president obama's re-election campaign. u.n. ambassador susan rice has come under fire for saying the attack was a reaction to anti-islamic video. officials say they intentionally kept ambassador rice's talking points vague to avoid compromising future legal proceedings. while they knew terrorism was involved they didn't know if the attacks were planned in advance and they didn't have the suspects' identities. still am house republicans are blaming ambassador rice, saying she's unfit to succeed s
, from california or nevada to buy a ticket, right? >> that's correct, especially in arizona. >> all right. so what are the logistics now? if you are the person out there and you've got that winning ticket or what you believe to be the winning ticket, what steps should you take immediately? >> the first thing you should do is sign the back of your ticket. because until you do that, if you happen to lose it, it could be anyone's ticket. once you sign it, that's your ticket. first of all, take a deep breath, enjoy the moment, your life is changing right now. and then take some time, get some good financial advice. have a lawyer, get a financial adviser, decide what your plan of action is going to be, and then come forward to the lottery and claim your ticket. >> and i like the way you put that, sue. that's the order you should proceed in. you should not be running forward and telling everybody you've got the ticket and then worrying about legal things and financial things. set your team in place first. >> that's correct. that's correct. >> and we should also mention this morning, sue,
flooding in northern california is already creating dangerous road conditions in the west. >> 39 million people will be driving in cars on interstates and roads will be very busy. >> reporter: in the air, very few delays, however. and the airlines are looking forward to clear weather for the week. jetblue tweeting, mother nature looks to deliver a beautiful weather week for holiday travel. let's do this. air travel is actually down 3% this thanksgiving because airlines have cut the number of flights and prices are high. the busiest day for travel will be wednesday when 45% head out. 35% returning sunday, 25% waiting till monday. now, there is one potential bump in the runway for air travelers, out in los angeles, the airport workers are talking about a strike at the airport just before thanksgiving. so if you're planning on using l.a.x. this week, you might want to take a look at that. george? >> thank you, jim. >>> and that rush to thanksgiving also means we're bearing down on black friday. with 147 million people planning on heading to stores this holiday weekend. walmart workers are r
toys are still being told this holiday season. the california public interest group released its 27th annual trouble in toyland list. it names toys that they consider toxic and dangerous to kids and out of the 200 toys it surveyed, they found more than a dozen toys that have possible health risks. >>> it's bun of the busiest travel weeks of the year. there is a new warning about travel risks from second -- from second-hand smoke in airports. the centers for disease control released that report. they claim the air quality around the designated smoking airports and airports is five times worse than smoke-free airports. the cdc says there's no safe level of second-hand smoke. it will end its flights between oakland and reno, nevada. the -- >>> southwest will end its flights between oakland and reno. >> nevada. recently, those flights have only been 55% full. they are the main tearier at reno airport. alaska and united will continue their flights between reno and the bay area. >>> 7:47. not everyone will fly or drive this thanksgiving holiday. some people hope to avoid the crush by taking
. this is youtube video of a similar protest that happened in southern california last month and this may be the scene you come across today. at least this richmond and san jose. they will be targeting stores in those cities. it starts with the employees being upset about coming to work, now they want better working conditions while they are at it so we will hear from them throughout the day. as for wal-mart, they say their stores will operate normally and that customers won't see anything out of the ordinary. and these so-called protests involve a handful of associates. most of the protesters don't work for wal-mart. we will take a break. let's go back outside. we have a look at walnut creek. traffic is awfully light this morning as expected on this thanksgiving day. happy thanksgiving. we'll be back with more in a moment. >> and we're back here at 7:10 keeping an eye on the macy's thanksgiving day parade. sonic the hedgehog coming into view as 3-and-a-half million people lineing the streets here watching the parade go on in manhattan. the parade is taking a different route than it norma
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